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Lorentz, Pare

Overview
Works: 146 works in 397 publications in 3 languages and 7,306 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Reviews  Nonfiction films  Short films  Drama  Pictorial works  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Commentator, Producer, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.D6, 978
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Most widely held works by Pare Lorentz
The plow that broke the plains ; The river( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains" depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. "The river" traces life in the Mississippi River Valley during the previous 150 years, showing the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion and floods, and concludes with scenes of regional planning, TVA development and federal efforts
Lorentz on film : movies 1927 to 1941 by Pare Lorentz( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

97 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought. Contrasts the plains as a paradise for cattle and grain to the hot, drought area where nothing can live or grow. Depicts the constant cycle where some evacuate from the disaster as others move in
The river by Pare Lorentz( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our daily bread : and other films of the Great Depression( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our daily bread: A depression-era drama in which a young couple leads a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed. Includes a prologue to the movie by David Shepard. California election: Two fake newsreels used as conservative propaganda to paint the End Poverty in California's supporters as sluggardly, indecisive radicals as opposed to the respectable intelligent idealists of Republican incumbent Frank Merriam's camp. Secretly produced by MGM and Irving Thalberg. The plow that broke the plains. A visualization of the settlement and landscape changes to the Great Plains. The river: A record of the Mississippi River. Power and the land: Designed to convince American farmers of the necessity for rural electrification through farm cooperatives. Shows a dramatization of a family on an Ohio farm revealing the hardships of life on a non-electrical farm contrasted with the benefits brought by electricity. The new frontier: Shows how pioneers create a new community
The plow that broke the plains : suite for orchestra : a United States Government film by Virgil Thomson( )

5 editions published in 1942 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelt year; a photographic record by Pare Lorentz( Book )

7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Censored; the private life of the movie by Morris L Ernst( Book )

9 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and the land by Stephen Vincent Benét( Visual )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The River is a documentary of the Mississippi River tracing the history of the river while emphasizing the need for conservation and reclamation. The Plow That Broke the Plains details the ravages of drought and dust storms in the Great Plains which precipitated the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The New Frontier offers a glimpse into an experimental "rural community" sponsored by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Power and the Land observes the daily activities of a dairy farming family in Ohio before and after electrification of their farm
The Plow that broke the Plains ; Night mail( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first work is the story of America's Great Plains, which details the ravages of drought and the area's history, and the migration of farmers to the Pacific Coast. The second work, by Britain's famed GPO Film Unit is a homage to the British postal and railway systems
Nuremberg : Army Television-release version by Anselm Kiefer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shows how the international prosecutors built their case against the top Nazi leaders using their own films - devastating evidence of atrocities that are still shocking today." --Container
The river : a U.S. documentary film by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary story of the Mississippi River. Traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries ; shows that the destruction of forests has led to erosion and the loss of soil, floods, and the loss of lives and property ; and emphasizes the need for conservation and rehabilitation
The River ; The plow that broke the Plains( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The plow that broke the plains" traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought
The films of Pare Lorentz( Visual )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plow that broke the plains traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought. The river is a Depression-era documentary which chronicles the exploration and exploitation of the Mississippi River from the Civil War through the 1920s. The fight for life is a documentary on the struggle of a young doctor against disease and death during pregnancy and childbirth in a city slum
The new deal documentaries by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four government-sponsored educational shorts are tributes to Depression-stricken America, photographed by some of Hollywood's most notable cameramen. The River, nominated for a Pulitizer Prize in poetry, traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries and emphasizes the need for conservation and rehabilitation. The plow that broke the plains traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains. The new frontier describes a governmental program for jobless men. Power and the land portrays a farm family before and after electrification of their farm
The southerner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story follows the struggles of an idealistic farmer (Zachary Scott) trying to raise a family and a crop of cotton in the face of extraordinary challenges, both natural and societal."--Container
To tell the truth : a history of documentary film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for change: Explores the birth of the social documentary in the U.S. and U.K. during the years of the Great Depression and the New Deal, featuring interviews with several of the people who helped define and shape the form
Nuremberg Trials( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that tells the story of the Nuremberg trial of major German war criminals, 1945-46, interspersing trial sequences that match the four counts of the indictment with film footage of atrocities confiscated from the private libraries of high Nazi officials
Two by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The River traces the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries, and shows the consequences of sharecropping, soil exhaustion, unchecked erosion, and flooding. The Plow that broke the plains traces the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of the prairies through the World War I boom to the years of depression and drought
Fight for life : prime by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a strong indictment against slum conditions and a gripping plea for greater medical knowledge in the field of obstetrics. Based on the book of the same title by Paul De Kruif
 
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Alternative Names
Lorentz, Leonard MacTaggart

Lorentz, Leonard MacTaggart 1905-1992

Pare Lorentz Amerikaans filmregisseur (1905-1992)

Pare Lorentz cineasta statunitense

Pare Lorentz US-amerikanischer Dokumentarfilmer

Пэр Лоренц американский кинорежиссёр

باري لورنتز

Languages
English (240)

German (3)

Chinese (2)

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